There are better solutions than incarceration to keep communities safe. Drawing upon 40 years of experience innovating programs for youth and adults with special needs in New York City's courts, CASES has helped thousands of individuals build productive, crime-free lives. Our programs allow judges to offer alternative sanctions that cost significantly less than incarceration and lead to better long-term outcomes for individuals and their communities.Read More About CASES
CASES’ new Director of Youth Programs, Rukia Lumumba, recently spoke at “Our Kids, Our Future,” the first part of the Justice in Transition-NYC briefing series presented by the Vera Institute for Justice.
CASES Celebrates Joe McLaughlin and Announces New Director of Youth Programs
After 23 exemplary years at CASES, Joe McLaughlin, Director of Youth Programs, will be leaving the organization in early 2014.
CASES Mourns the Death of Alan Epstein, Chair of CASES Board of Trustees
On September 4, Alan Epstein, Chair of the CASES Board of Trustees, died from complications related to cancer. Alan was 56 years old. CASES reports his passing with profound sadness as well as sincere gratitude for his committed service to our organization and our city.
CASES Staff Honored at Howie the Harp Graduation
On October 23, several CASES staff attended the graduation ceremony of the Howie the Harp Peer Training Program. This program trains individuals with a history of mental health issues to help others seeking recovery.
CASES Joins Raise the Age NY Campaign
CASES is proud to be part of the Raise the Age NY Campaign, an initiative urging Governor Cuomo and other elected state officials to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18.
At the age of eighteen, Jose was given the opportunity to enter CASES' Court Employment Project (CEP) rather than serve a prison sentence. He is currently enrolled at Borough of Manhattan Community College and is thankful that he got a second chance.Read More